143cvhealth9 - heart attack, viral infections, rheumatic...

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9 Forms of CVD • Stroke - blockage of cerebral artery – blood supply to brain is impeded – CVA - cerebral vascular accident – death of brain cells • Congestive Heart Failure • Many things can damage hearts pumping capacity – Hypertension,
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Unformatted text preview: heart attack, viral infections, rheumatic fever, birth defects When heart cannot maintain output, fluid build up can occur causing swelling (edema) in various parts of body Process is known as congestive heart failure...
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